2003 Polaris MSX 140 Personal Watercraft Service Manual, Page 180Get this manual

2003 Polaris MSX 140 Personal Watercraft Service Manual, Page 180

Electrical Systems Starter MotorTroubleshooting Condition: Starter fails to turn motor or motor turns slowlyCAUTION: Make
end of the solenoid-to-starter cablePush the start buttonThe reading must be less than .1v DCIs it? No! Yes# Connect the
black tester lead to the solenoid end of the solenoid-to-starter cable and the red tester lead to the starter end of the
same cablePush the start buttonThe reading must be less than .1v DCIs it? No! Yes# Connect the black tester lead to the starter
frameConnect the red tester lead to the battery negative terminalPush the start buttonReading should be less than .1v DCIs
it? No! Yes# If all these tests indicate good condition, yet the starter still fails to turn, or turns slowly, the starter
must be removed for static testing and inspectionRemove battery, test andor serviceInstall fully charged shop battery to
continue the test(Continue on with left column With the black tester lead on ground, check for voltage at the large relay
in terminal, the circuit breaker in and out terminals, and across both sides of the start switch with the switch on startRepair